The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Oxfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 30 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.15% 2.65% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 11.40% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£320 £147 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.68% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £145 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £209 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £208 £225
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.85 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.60 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.40 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 114 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.93% 23.22% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 35
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £147 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.21 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £25.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 10 - - 1
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
4 17 (44.74%) MS Office
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (13.16%) DHCP
8 5 (13.16%) DNS
9 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (10.53%) SCCM
9 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
10 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
10 3 (7.89%) Degree
10 3 (7.89%) Linux
11 2 (5.26%) LAN
11 2 (5.26%) NHS
11 2 (5.26%) HP
11 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
11 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
11 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (5.26%) Service Management
11 2 (5.26%) Finance
11 2 (5.26%) Migration
11 2 (5.26%) VMware

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DHCP
1 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Desktop Support
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (10.53%) IT Support
8 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
10 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 1 (2.63%) Deskside Support
10 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) NHS
1 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
7 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (5.26%) Service Management
2 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C#
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) Infor
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec
3 1 (2.63%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) Apple
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £15 - 17 per hour + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £12 - £13.70 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago